Fans to NHL Dept. of Player Safety: Do a Better Job

By Wesley Uhler Big hits, physical play, and dropping the gloves to exchange a few punches have always been engrained into the fabric of the NHL. As much as some push to have fighting removed from the game, I still believe it will be a long time before the league ever seriously considers suspensions and fines for those who go

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Talents to LeBron: “Where are you taking us next?”

LeBron James never leaves home without his talents. They grew up together and were drafted into the NBA together. They eat McMuffins and sip McCafes together every morning. When LeBron goes to the grocery store, his talents ride in the shopping cart. When he goes to the gym, they spot his bench press. So it was only natural that when LeBron James decided to

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The Case for Mitch McGary

By Henry Greening Mitch McGary has announced last week that he will head to the NBA draft in lieu of facing a year long suspension from college basketball for failing a drug test due to cannabis. In his shortened 2013-2014 season, the 6’10” forward averaged 9.5 points and 8.3 rebounds per game before undergoing back surgery which effectively ended his season.

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Holy Overreaction: Brooks on the Hot Seat?

By John Deighton The passion and intensity of sports often lead both the media and fans to overreact. One of the biggest story lines of the 2014 NBA Playoffs has been the number of high-caliber coaches on the so-called “hot seat”. After leading the Indiana Pacers to a 57-win season and a No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, Pacers’

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5 Playoff Questions We Need Answered

By Wesley Uhler 1. How will Marc-Andre Fleury perform? Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past week, I can almost guarantee you have heard or read this same question multiple times already. Every sports outlet from ESPN to the Canadian Broadcasting Company has debated this question, and for good reason. Each of the past two seasons, the Pittsburgh

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NHL Playoff Preview: Eastern Conference

By Henry Greening It’s hard not to say that April is the best month for sports.  March Madness, the return of baseball, the Masters, and the beginning of hockey and basketball playoffs all come to us in April and our productivity drops significantly.  However, there is no event quite like the NHL playoffs.  Passion and intensity are at all-time highs

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NHL Playoff Preview: Western Conference

By Grant Becker Ducks vs Stars Preview: The Anaheim Ducks finished the season with 116 points on 54 wins, 20 losses, and 8 more defeats in overtime, good for second best in the NHL behind the Bruins. If the Ducks played in the slightly softer Eastern Conference they would likely have the best record in the league. The Stars are

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Grounded Eagles Sign New Wings

By Hayley Keith Every Eagles fans’ fear came true when it was confirmed by ESPN that DeSean Jackson would no longer be an Eagle. To make matters even worse, he was signed to an NFC East rival team: the Washington Redskins. Now the Eagles defense can get dismantled twice a season. Smart move Chip Kelly. I mean yes, the Eagles still

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The Masters Championship-Preview and Predictions

By John Deighton Much to the surprise of fair weather golf fans, following the recent announcement of Tiger Woods’ severe back problems, the 2014 Masters Championship will still in fact take place this upcoming weekend. While, yes, the 38 year-old, four-time Masters Champion will miss this year’s tournament, there is a vast number of talented golfers that have a legitimate

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An NBA Draft for the Fans

By Grant Becker No matter how this year’s NBA draft goes, the league will be more exciting next year because of the talent it brings in. That being said, there are potential pairings in this draft that will make fans swoon. That’s exactly what this draft is all about. 1. Milwaukee Bucks – Jabari Parker There has been a lot

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